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Federal Programs - Alphabetical Title I

IHS Compacts/Funding Agreements

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

To make financial assistance awards to Indian tribes to enable them to assume programs, functions, services, and activities (PFSA) with respect to which Indian tribes or Indians are primary or significant beneficiaries, administered by the...


Immunization Grants

Project Grants.

To assist States and communities in establishing and maintaining preventive health service programs to immunize individuals against vaccine-preventable diseases (including measles, rubella, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B,...


Immunization Research, Demonstration, Public Information And Education-Training And Clinical Skills Improvement Projects

Project Grants.

To assist States, political subdivisions of States, and other public and private nonprofit entities to conduct research, demonstration projects, and provide public information on vaccine-preventable diseases and conditions.


Impact Aid

Formula Grants.

To provide financial assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) where affected by Federal activities, i.e., where the tax base of a district is reduced through the Federal acquisition of real property (Section 8002, ESEA) and; where the...


Impact Aid -- School Construction Formula Grants, Recovery Act

Formula Grants

To provide school construction assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) where the presence of children living on Federal property places a financial burden on the LEAs that educate them (Section 8003, ESEA).


Impact Aid School Construction, Recovery Act

Project Grants (Discretionary)

To provide school construction assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) affected by Federal activities, i.e., where the tax base of a district is reduced through the Federal acquisition of real property (Section 8002, ESEA) and; where the...


Impact Aid-Facilities Maintenance

Project Grants.

To maintain school facilities owned by the Department of Education and operated by local educational agencies (LEAs), and to transfer those facilities to the LEAs, where appropriate.


Improvement And Repair Of Indian Detention Facilities

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To provide safe, functional, code and standards compliant, economical, and energy-efficient adult and/or juvenile detention facilities.


Improving Teacher Quality State Grants

Formula Grants.

To provide grants to State Educational Agencies (SEAs) on a formula basis to increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the...


Improving The Capability Of Indian Tribal Governments To Regulate Environmental Quality

Project Grants.

To provide financial assistance to advance tribal capacity and capability to plan for, develop, and implement enhancements to the tribal environmental regulatory infrastructure required to support a tribe's environmental goals.


Improving, Enhancing, And Evaluating Outcomes Of Comprehensive Heart Health CARE Programs For High-Risk Women

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

To provide funding to improve and enhance existing women's heart health care programs in hospitals, clinics, and/or health centers and to enable the programs to track and evaluate outcome data. Each grantee shall enhance an existing women's heart...


Incentive Grant Program To Increase Motorcyclist Safety

Project Grants.

Encourage States to adopt and implement effective programs to reduce the number of single and multi-vehicle crashes involving motorcyclists.


Incentive Grants - WIA Section 503

Formula Grants; Project Grants.

To carry out innovative programs consistent with the purposes of Title I of WIA (Workforce Investment Systems), Title II of WIA (Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), 20 U.S.C. 9201 et seq.), the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied...


Independent Education And Science Projects And Programs

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

(1) To increase the number of minority students enrolling in college and majoring in math, science and engineering and to recruit scientists and engineers to serve as science/math tutors primarily for girls and minority students; (2) to expose...


Independent Living Services For Older Individuals Who Are Blind, Recovery Act

Formula Grants

To provide independent living services to individuals aged 55 or older who are blind, whose severe visual impairments make competitive employment extremely difficult to obtain, but for whom independent living goals are feasible.


Independent Living State Grants, Recovery Act

Formula Grants

To assist States in maximizing the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities, and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream American society, by providing...


Independent Living-State Grants

Formula Grants.

To assist States in maximizing the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities, and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream American society, by providing...


Indian Adult Education

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To improve the educational opportunities for Indian adults who lack the level of literacy skills necessary for effective citizenship and productive employment and to encourage the establishment of adult education programs.


Indian Arts And Crafts Development

Use of Property, Facilities, and Equipment; Advisory Services and Counseling; Investigation of Complaints.

To encourage and promote the development of American Indian and Alaska Native arts and crafts.


Indian Child And Family Education

Project Grants; Training.

To begin educating children at an early age through parental involvement, to increase high school graduation rates among Indian parents, and to encourage life-long learning.


Indian Child Welfare Act-Title II Grants

Project Grants.

To promote the stability and security of American Indian tribes and families by protecting American Indian children and preventing the separation of American Indian families and providing assistance to Indian tribes in the operation of child and...


Indian Community Development Block Grant Program

Project Grants.

To provide assistance to Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages in the development of viable Indian communities.


Indian Community Fire Protection

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To provide funds to perform fire protection services for Indian Tribal Governments that do not receive fire protection support from State or local government.


Indian Country Alcohol And Drug Prevention

Project Grants.

To assist tribal governments in the development and implementation of programs to reduce alcohol abuse and crime.


Indian Country Investigations


To provide training to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Tribal Law Enforcement Officers in conjunction with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) to better conduct investigations in Indian...


Indian Economic Development

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To assist Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments by providing the resources necessary to develop a self-sustaining economic base. The program provides opportunities for business development, the coordination and integration of programs...


Indian Education Facilities, Operations, And Maintenance

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To provide funds to BIA funded elementary or secondary schools or peripheral dormitories for facilities operations and maintenance.


Indian Education-Assistance To Schools

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To fund programs that meet the unique and specialized needs of eligible Indian students.


Indian Education-Higher Education Grant Program

Project Grants.

To provide financial aid to eligible Indian students to enable them to attend accredited institutions of higher education.


Indian Education-Grants To Local Educational Agencies

Formula Grants.

To address the unique education and culturally related academic needs of Indian students, including preschool children, so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state performance standards expected of all students. This program is...


Indian Employment Assistance

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To provide vocational training and employment opportunities to eligible American Indians and reduce Federal dependence.


Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP)

Project Grants.

To provide general assistance program (GAP) grants to Indian tribal governments and intertribal consortia to build capacity to administer environmental regulatory programs on Indian lands, and provide technical assistance from EPA to Indian tribal...


Indian Graduate Student Scholarships

Project Grants.

To provide financial aid to eligible Indian students to enable them to obtain advanced degrees.


Indian Health Service Educational Loan Repayment

Project Grants.

To insure that the Indian Health Service (IHS) has an adequate supply of trained health professionals for Indian health program facilities by providing for the repayment of educational loans for participants who agree (by written contract) to serve...


Indian Health Service-Health Management Development Program

Project Grants.

To improve the quality of the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives by providing a full range of curative, preventive and rehabilitative health services; and to improve the management capability of American Indians and Alaska Natives to...


Indian Housing Assistance

Project Grants; Dissemination of Technical Information.

To use the Housing Improvement Program (HIP) resources of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to eliminate substantially substandard Indian owned and inhabited housing for very low income eligible Indians living in approved tribal service areas. This...


Indian Housing Block Grants

Formula Grants.

To provide Federal assistance for Indian tribes in a manner that recognizes the right of tribal self-governance, and for other purposes.


Indian Job Placement-United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation

Direct Payments with Unrestricted Use; Advisory Services and Counseling.

To provide job development, counseling, social adjustment guidance, and referrals to job training programs and other assistance programs through the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation, located in Pierre, South Dakota.


Indian Law Enforcement

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To provide funds to Indian Tribal Governments to operate police departments and detention facilities.


Indian Loans-Economic Development

Guaranteed/Insured Loans.

To provide assistance to Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, Native American Organizations, and individual American Indians in obtaining financing from private sources to promote business development initiatives to improve the economies...


Indian Post Secondary Schools


To provide postsecondary educational opportunities for American Indian Students.


Indian Rights Protection

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To protect Indian rights guaranteed through treaty or statute by obtaining the services or information needed to litigate challenges to these rights.


Indian School Equalization Program

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To provide funding for primary and secondary education.


Indian Schools-Student Transportation

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To provide funds to each school for the round trip transportation of students between home and the school site.


Indian Self-Determination

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To enable Indian tribes to assume the management and operation of programs, functions, services, and activities (PFSA) for the delivery of health care to Indian people. To enter into a self- determination contract or contracts with Indian tribes or...


Indian Self-Determination Contract Support

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To provide funds to Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and to tribal organizations to fund some or all of the indirect costs incurred in administering Federal programs for which direct appropriations are made to the Bureau of Indian...


Indian Social Services-Welfare Assistance

Direct Payments for Specified Use.

To provide financial assistance for basic needs of needy eligible American Indians who reside on or near reservations, including those American Indians living under Bureau of Indian Affairs service area jurisdictions, when such assistance is not...


Indian Tribal Water Resources Development, Management, And Protection

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

To increase opportunities for Indian tribes to develop, manage, and protect their water resources.


Indian Tribes And Tribal Corporation Loans

Direct Loans.

To enable federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal corporations to acquire land within tribal reservations and Alaskan communities.


Indian Vocational Training-United Tribes Technical College

Training; Direct Payments with Unrestricted Use.

To provide vocational training to individual American Indians through the United Tribes Technical College, located in Bismarck, North Dakota.


Infant Adoption Awareness Training

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

To develop and implement programs to train designated staff of eligible health centers in providing adoption information and referrals to pregnant women on an equal basis with all other courses of action included in non-directive counseling to...


Information Analysis Infrastructure Protection (IAIP) Pilot Projects

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

To provide funding support to explore the feasibility and viability of commercially available protective measure technology to nonfederal entities, through pilot or demonstration projects.


Information Security Grant Program

Project Grants.

The National Security Agency (NSA) is involved with the development of secure computing systems. This grant program is designed to assist in the area of unclassified Information Security research. This research should provide significant advances in...


Injury Prevention And Control Research And State And Community Based Programs

Project Grants.

RESEARCH GRANTS: (1) To support injury control research on priority issues; (2) to integrate aspects of engineering, public health, behavioral sciences, medicine, engineering, health policy, economics and other disciplines in order to prevent and...


Injury Prevention Program For American Indians And Alaskan Natives-Cooperative Agreements

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

To improve the quality of the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives by developing the capacity of tribes to address their injury problems.


Innovations In Applied Public Health Research

Project Grants.

To foster the new knowledge necessary to develop, enhance, and disseminate effective public health services, programs, and policies that improve health and quality of life for the population.


Inspection Grading And Standardization

Provision of Specialized Services.

To develop and apply standards of quality and condition for agricultural commodities; to participate and assist in the development of international agricultural standards; and to conduct quarterly inspections of egg handlers and hatcheries.


Institute For International Public Policy

Project Grants (Discretionary).

To establish an institute for international public policy. This institute shall conduct a program to significantly increase the numbers of African Americans and other under represented minorities in the international service, including private...


Institutional Capacity Building (ICB)

Project Grants.

To strengthen the capacity of new and experienced Food for Peace Title II Partners, both to plan and implement effective food security programs which reduce vulnerability of food insecure populations, including in emergency situations.


Integrated Programs

Project Grants.

To provide an integrated research, education, and extension competitive grants program.


Interagency Hazardous Materials Public Sector Training And Planning Grants

Project Grants.

To increase State, local, territorial and Native American tribal effectiveness to safely and efficiently handle hazardous materials accidents and incidents; enhance implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986...


Intercity Bus Security Grants

Project Grants.

To create a sustainable program for the protection of intercity bus systems and the traveling public from terrorism. To assist operators of fixed-route intercity and charter bus services in obtaining the resources required to support security...


Interest Assistance Program

Guaranteed/Insured Loans.

To provide a 4 percent subsidy to farmers and ranchers, who do not qualify for standard commercial credit. Guaranteed loans are serviced by a lender who has entered into a Lenders Agreement with the agency.


Interest Reduction Payments-Rental And Cooperative Housing For Lower Income Families

Direct Payments for Specified Use; Guaranteed/Insured Loans.

To provide good quality rental and cooperative housing for persons of low-and moderate-income by providing interest reduction payments in order to lower their housing costs.


Intergenerational Approaches To HIV/Aids Prevention Education With Women Across The Lifespan Pilot Program

Project Grants.

For African American, Native Aerican/American Indian, Hispanic/Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander women and other female members of the family 12+ years old to: know their serostatus; increase their knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention; gain...


Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Mobility Program

Provision of Specialized Services; Advisory Services and Counseling.

To facilitate Federal-State-local cooperation and to aid in solving problems and delivering improved services at all government levels through the sharing of professional, administrative, and technical expertise.


Interjurisdictional Fisheries Act Of 1986

Formula Grants.

To assist States in managing interjurisdictional fisheries resources.


Intermediary Relending Program

Direct Loans.

To finance business facilities and community development.


International Broadcasting Independent Grantee Organizations

Project Grants.

To promote freedom and democracy and enhance understanding through multimedia communication of accurate, objective, and balanced news, information, and other programming about America and the world to audiences overseas.


International Education Training And Research

Project Grants.

To foster mutual understanding between the United States and other countries by supporting professional development for international education professionals at U.S. institutions of higher education and by supporting research on international...


International Education-Technological Innovation And Cooperation For Foreign Information Access

Project Grants (Discretionary).

Grants are awarded to institutions of higher education, public or nonprofit private libraries, or constoria of such institutions or libraries, to develop innovative techniques or programs using new electronic technologies to collect, organize, and...


International Financial Assistance Projects Sponsored By The Office Of International Affairs

Project Grants.

To protect human health and the environment while advancing U.S. national interests through international environmental collaboration. This mission is supported by four strategic objectives: (1) Reduce Transboundary Pollution; (2) Advance U.S....


International Forestry Programs

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

To extend Forest Service efforts to improve forest policies and practices internationally, conserve and protect critical global forest environments and resources, and improve the lives of forest-dependent peoples by awarding grants to and entering...


International Research And Research Training

Project Grants; Training.

The John E. Fogarty International Center (FIC) supports research and research training to reduce disparities in global health and to foster partnerships between U.S. scientists and their counterparts abroad. FIC supports basic biological,...


International Research And Studies

Project Grants (Discretionary).

To improve foreign language, area, and other international studies training through support of research, studies, experimentation, development of specialized instructional materials, and the publication of specialized materials developed as a result...


International Science And Education Grants

Project Grants.

To support projects to: enhance the international content of curricula; ensure that faculty work beyond the U.S. and bring lessons learned back home; promote international research partnerships; enhance the use of application of foreign technologies...


International Science And Engineering (Oise)

Project Grants.

To enable the U.S. research community to maintain its excellence in science, engineering, and leadership within the global scientific community by strengthening international partnerships that foster the advancement of scientific discovery and...


International Visitors Program

Project Grants.

To improve and strengthen the international relations of the United States by promoting mutual understanding among the peoples of the world through professional and educational exchanges.


Internship Program For Postsecondary Students

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

To provide college students interested in future Federal employment with experiential learning opportunities related to their academic studies. Students must be U.S. citizens enrolled in colleges or universities (to include graduate and law shools)....


Internships, Training And Workshops For The Office Of Air And Radiation

Project Grants.

To provide, Internships, Training, Workshops, and Technical Monitoring in support of the Clean Air Act. These activities aim to: (1) support the development of career-oriented personnel qualified to work in occupations involving environmental...


Interoperable Communications Equipment

Project Grants.

Provide funding to jurisdictions across the nation for demonstration projects that will explore uses of equipment and technologies to increase interoperability among the fire service, law enforcement, and emergency medical service communities. These...


Intramural Research Training Award

Project Grants.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) IRTA Traineeships are established for the principal benefit of the participants and to provide opportunities for developmental training and practical research experience in a variety of disciplines related to...


Invasive And Noxious Plant Management

Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements); Advisory Services and Counseling; Training.

To encourage interested State and local governments and Federal agencies to work together to inventory, manage, educate, reduce the spread of, and prevent the further invasion and establishment of noxious, invasive weeds, and other species. These...


Inventions And Innovations

Project Grants; Advisory Services and Counseling; Dissemination of Technical Information.

To encourage the development and commercialization of energy-saving inventions by providing financial and technical assistance to projects that have a potential for significant energy savings and future commercialization markets through a...


Investments For Public Works And Economic Development Facilities

Project Grants.

The Public Works and Economic Development Program of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is designed to enhance regional competitiveness and promote long-term economic development in regions experiencing substantial economic distress....


Ironworker Training Program

Project Grants.

To provide ironworker vocational training, apprenticeships, and job placement to eligible American Indians through the National Ironworkers Training Program, located in Broadview, Illinois.


ITA Special Projects

Project Grants.

To assist various organizations identified by Congress to expand exports; to promote job creation through projects designed to provide small-medium sized businesses with export assistance to specified overseas markets.



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